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The Impact of Poverty on Education

EIS Education and Equality Conference

 

 

Poverty continues to be a major blight on Scottish society and impacts on individuals and families in a host of differing ways. This major conference focused on the impact of poverty on education. Find out more about the success of the conference by accessing the resources below:

• ‘The Impact of Poverty and Education’ Conference Report (pdf)

• Presentation by keynote speaker Dr John McKendrick, Glasgow Caledonian University – ‘Beyond the comfort of depressingly familiar knowledge: Education and poverty in Scotland in 2013 and beyond’

• Seminar presentations:


Child Poverty Action Group - ‘Child Poverty and its impact on education’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Close the Gap – ‘Growing up poorer: why women and girls are more likely to be poor, and why this matters’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Scottish Poverty Information Unit – ‘Welfare Reform: the implications for disabled people’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Poverty Alliance - ‘Rural Poverty’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

James Watt College - ‘Credit Unions’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Comenius Project - ‘Supporting newly arrived children into education’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Westquarter Primary School, Falkirk - ‘Nurture: Not a Notion but a Necessity’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)
 Download seminar questionnaire (pdf)
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Smithycroft Secondary School Young Parents’ Support Base - ‘Supporting young mums to stay in education’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Dunfermline High School & APEX Scotland - ‘An Inclusive and Collaborative Approach for Young People’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Falkirk Council - ‘Locality Model’
 Download seminar presentation (pdf)

Castlemilk High School - ‘School Leaver destinations’
 Download summary of presentation (pdf)